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Akron: Man sitting in car fatally shot at intersection

2:13 PM, Nov 15, 2012   |    comments
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AKRON -- One person is dead after a double shooting took place around 2:50 p.m. near the intersection of Copley Road and Edgewood Avenue on Wednesday.

The Summit County Medical Examiner's Office reports that 31-year-old Jaquare Jackson, one of the shooting victims, was taken to Akron General Medical Center where he later died at 3:17 p.m.

The second victim, a 28-year-old man, was taken to Akron City Hospital with injuries that do not appear to be life threatening, according to police

The Akron Police Department says both victims were inside a maroon 2000 Oldsmobile Aurora when an unknown suspect(s) fired multiple shots at them from an SUV. Akron Police say the SUV is described as full-sized and charcoal gray with a bumper decal showing the image of yellow lips.

A partial license plate was also reportedly seen containing the numbers "2129."

No motive has been identified as the circumstances surrounding the shooting are still under investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Akron Police Department, Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490.


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